The Graduate Certificate in Intensive Care Nursing is designed for registered nurses currently working in the intensive care environment.
The Graduate Certificate in Intensive Care Nursing is designed for registered nurses currently working in the intensive care environment. This course is intended to assist registered nurses working in this area to become clinical leaders.
Students' individual clinical experience is integrated with relevant evidence to produce information that can be used to inform the clinical practice of others. Registered nurse working in the intensive care environment are expected to provide sophisticated care and advice to critically ill patients and their families. This requires the application of advanced physiological knowledge during the assessment and management of patients who may be experiencing single or multiple organ dysfunctions.
The course will provide students with the specific knowledge, skills and attributes to provide care to this challenging group of patients. Completion of this Graduate Certificate program can be used as credit towards a Graduate Diploma or a Masters degree.
To assist students to make informed choices about their study, we have identified and set out the Inherent Requirements for coursework courses in nursing.
The University of Sydney welcomes and encourages applications from students with disabilities, and from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Where there are physical, intellectual, cultural, religious or other factors that impact on a student's ability to meet the Inherent Requirements, the University will make reasonable adjustments to assist the student to meet the requirements. Please read the Inherent Requirements carefully as you consider your course choices.